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January 22, 2017
4 ways it pays to invest in your community premium

The world’s problems can seem overwhelming to Millennials trying to make an impact. Don't lose hope though. The key is to create change on a local level.

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Jackson Wise
February 5, 2016
Sanity-saving things to do with kids in winter premium

Here are some simple, budget-friendly things to do with kids in the winter to keep them engaged (and your sanity intact) until spring really arrives.

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Amanda Reed
April 9, 2015
Celebrate lawn and garden month without breaking the bank premium

Whether you have an entire yard to work with or a simple patio area, take lawn and garden month as an opportunity to fall in love with your outdoor environment. Try some of these simple budget hacks for a beautiful yet budget-friendly outdoor oasis.

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Kasasa
September 19, 2014
6 money-saving tips for runners premium

When it comes to running gear I own it all. The $12 socks, the form-correcting shoes, the non-chaffing DriTech shorts, and the watch that tells me where I went and how fast. I have spent thousands of dollars in running gear and tech and even more in race entry fees. What does this say about […]

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Kasasa
May 30, 2014
5 tips to save more on your summer reading habit premium

Many summer moments aren't complete without a book. Do all the reading you want this summer while hardly spending a thing.

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Kasasa
May 16, 2014
5 ways celebrating Bike to Work Day saves you money premium

Bike to Work Day is a great time to reflect on the many benefits that come with biking. On top of being healthy and practical, bike riding saves you money.

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Kasasa
April 30, 2014
7 fun family activities to keep you busy during Screen-Free Week premium

There are many ways computers, mobile devices, and the internet have made our lives better, but the flip side of all the benefits they bring into our lives is the unhealthy, growing tendency to spend huge amounts of time in front of screens each day.   The average adult spends over 8 hours in front […]

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Kasasa
March 30, 2014
15 fun financial literacy crafts for kids premium

If you put a spreadsheet in front of kids and start talking about budgeting they'll probably tune you out. (So would a lot of adults though. Spreadsheets are pretty boring.) But if you make it into something fun and creative, not only are they more likely to pay attention, they'll have an easier time remembering […]

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Kasasa
February 21, 2014
Smiles don't cost a thing: 17 joys in life that are totally free premium

Too often, saving money feels like work. It's all about giving things up and being more responsible. It doesn't have to be all dull planning and sacrifice. You can be frugal and manage to appreciate the good stuff in life at the same time.   There are plenty of joys in life that don't cost […]

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Kasasa
February 7, 2014
Happy “Send a Card to a Friend” Day! premium

Celebrate the awesome people in your life today. Check out these free digital and printable cards. Choose your favorite, send to a friend, and make someone smile today! Share your favorite card on Facebook!  Click the orange share button at the end of this post. Choose Facebook. When the Facebook window opens, scroll through the […]

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